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Deadline Extended: Lambda School Africa Pilot 2019 for Young African Developers (Fully-funded to USA)

Through Lambda School Africa Pilot, Get a world-class full stack developer education at Lambda School, for free, with support from Paystack.

Application Deadline: 14th July 2019 at 11:59 PM. (extended from 26th May 2019)

Eligible Countries: Lambda School is opening applications for the first time to students from Cote d’Ivoire, Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, and South Africa through the Lambda School Africa Pilot.

To be taken at (country): USA

About the Award:  California-based Lambda School is a 9 month immersive training program that gives you the tools and training you need to launch a new career. The program trains people online to be software engineers at no up-front cost. Instead, students have the option to opt into an Income Share Agreement where they pay a fraction of future income.

Type: Entrepreneurship

Eligibility: The Lambda School Africa Pilot is open to

  • citizens of Cote d’Ivoire, Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, and South Africa
  • who’re above 18 years old
  • who’re currently primarily physically based on the continent of Africa
  • who’re able to commit to a full time program

Number of Awards: 10

Value of Award: If you’re accepted, this is what you get: 

  • 1/ An immersive, 9 month full stack software development training program with live interactive online classes, at no upfront cost 
  • 2/ During the program, you’ll receive a membership to a co-work space near you so you have access to reliable electricity and internet 
  • 3/ After the program, you’ll have the chance to be hired by the participating companies
  •  4/ If you’re hired by Paystack, CredPal, or Thrive Afric, those companies will pay the cost of your schooling. If you’re hired by another company, you’ll pay back 10% of your income for 5 years, but only if you’re making more than $15k a year

Duration of Award: 9 months

How to Apply: Apply Here

  • It is important to go through all application requirements on the Programme Webpage (see link below) before applying
  • GOODLUCK!

Visit Award Webpage for Details

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